Managing CFO Relationships with Third Parties: Auditors, Bankers, Insurers, Lawyers, and Investors
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NOTE: This is the third article in a series from Ron Fior about how CFOs can better manage relationships with CEOs, boards, finance teams, and third parties. CFOs are often asked to both vet and select third party consultants when working on key strategic initiatives that range from financings, M&A…Read More

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Understanding AI: How to Perfect Your Prompt Techniques to Improve AI Results
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With artificial intelligence so in the news cycle nowadays, as a CFO I wanted to understand how I could better use AI for applications germane to the finance function (and in general). Recently, I took a prompt engineering course offered by OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Prompt engineering is the process of guiding…Read More

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How to Add More Value as a Board Member
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In my experience as a CFO who both advises and sits on boards, I have been fortunate to witness some excellent board members “in action”. Being a director is an important responsibility but often board members receive scant education and training for this key role. FLG has hosted two insightful roundtables “Excellence…Read More

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Scaling for Growth: Building a Foundation for Your Company’s Next Inflexion Point
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My career as a finance executive in both biotech and medtech Life Sciences companies has included many assignments where growth was imperative, despite prevailing countercurrents in the market and the challenges this imposed internally: At Lipid Sciences, a privately held biotechnology company pursuing HDL therapies for cardiac and viral applications,…Read More

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